Why we study Art:
- To use starting points such as observation, experience and research to express ideas and feelings when making visual art works
- To structure art works by organising the elements of visual arts and applying skills, techniques and processes
- To plan, select and modify visual arts presentations for particular occasions, taking into account factors such as purpose, space, materials and equipment
- To use appropriate language to describe the way images and forms are organised to express ideas and feelings in visual art works
- To show an understanding of the ways visual art works are made in particular cultural and historical contexts
What we do:
- Drawing and Painting - pencils, crayons, pens, pastels, charcoal, inks, paint etc.
- Constructing models using clay, plaster bandage, papier mache, found objects etc.
- Printing images using stencils, lino, screen etc.
- Graphic design and communication
- Students will improve in the areas of: design, colour theory, layouts, mixing and applying paints, neatness and proportion
- Manipulate pliable (such as clay) materials and join various media
- Develop safe, efficient and correct use of equipment and materials
Appreciation will be fostered through:
Written and observation tasks either individually or in small groups
Use of library, DVDs, books and other materials as resources